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Teacher has a high-speed hobby
Cities looking for election judges
Legion for sale, but not going anywhere
New athletic complex ready for play
Little library a tribute to a friend
crime and courts
Volleyball: Irish topple Tigers for third place at Farmington Invite
Boys soccer: Irish come back to top Century
Girls soccer: Griffith's OT goal buries Shakopee
Girls swimming: Irish sink North
Girls tennis: Irish second at Mankato
An Irish welcome
Rosemount takes a community ice bath
arts and entertainment
Jane F. Becker, 93
Donna Hanks, 84
Everett "Larry" Christensen, 71
Bob Maier, 73
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Wells Fargo Financial vs Jaeger
Wells Fargo Bank vs Boomgaarden
Wells Fargo Home Mortgage, vs Haugen
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Nathan Hansen's column: I've finally hit the big time
Editorial: Judges are an important part of elections
Student voices: College vs. high school
Chuck Brooks' column: There is magic to be found at Rosemount High School
Andrea Langworthy's column: The therapy of pen and paper
September 18, 2014
Police report: Sept. 8 to Sept. 14
September 8 Property damage, hit and run, 14500 block of Shannon Pkwy. Harassing communication, 2800 block of 130th St. W. Theft, take or use movable property without consent, 2800 block of 130th St. W. Theft, take or use movable property without consent, 14500 block of Canada...
news / crime and courts
September 18, 2014 - 1:37pm
Officer Risvold receives Dakota County safety award
Rosemount Police Officer Joseph Risvold has been honored for his work in the Dakota County Traffic Safety Project. Officer Risvold was presented with the “Individual High Visibility” award during efforts on the state’s Towards Zero Deaths initiative. The Officer made an average...
September 18, 2014 - 1:34pm
Dakota Electric makes McGruff kits available
McGruff Safe Kids Identification kits for school children are now available from law enforcement agencies throughout Dakota County and nearby communities. Dakota Electric Association, a member-owned electric cooperative, provides local law enforcement agencies throughout Dakota...
September 18, 2014 - 12:39pm
September 11, 2014
Clinic will focus on car seat safety
In the event of an accident, car seats save lives. The safety restraints work best when installed correctly, though, and in many cases the seats are not properly installed. According to the Minnesota Department of Public Safety, three out of four child seats are used incorrectly. ...
September 11, 2014 - 10:02am
July 2, 2014
Public Safety in the Park event aims to build community
Generally when police and fire personnel come into contact with residents, it’s under crummy circumstances. It’s good, though, to get to know police officers and firefighters under non-stressful circumstances. That’s the premise of Public Safety in the Park, said Rosemount...
news / crime and courts
July 2, 2014 - 9:45am
May 29, 2014
Letter: Help keep dogs and letter carriers safe
To the editor, There’s a myth we often hear at the postal service: “Don’t worry — my dog won’t bite.” Dog attacks are a nationwide issue and not just a postal problem. Any dog can bite, and all attacks are preventable through responsible pet ownership. ...
opinion / letters
May 29, 2014 - 1:15pm
May 22, 2014
Grant provides emergency equipment
Rosemount police and fire personnel will have new tools to use thanks to a grant from CenterPoint Energy’s Community Partnership Grant. The city of Rosemount received $1,500 for specialized combat application tourniquets and rescue vest for the police and fire departments. Police...
news / crime and courts
May 22, 2014 - 10:52am
May 8, 2014
Trailer helps highlight kitchen-fire risks
The Dakota County Fire Chiefs Association unveiled its new kitchen fire prevention trailer at a demonstration Monday outside Eagan City Hall. The $30,000 trailer, which was donated by Flint Hills Resources Pine Bend refinery in Rosemount, will allow Dakota County fire officials to...
May 8, 2014 - 11:09am
May 1, 2014
'Worst case' is training focus
No one likes to think about what would happen if a tornado struck this area. Fortunately, there are people who specialize in thinking those thoughts. On April 23, first responders from the police, public works and fire departments in Farmington, Rosemount and Lakeville got together...
May 1, 2014 - 1:22pm
April 17, 2014
Chiefs urge severe weather preparedness
When the severe weather sirens go off — twice — on April 24, there may well not even be a cloud in the sky. But Farmington’s and Rosemount’s police chiefs still want residents to think about taking cover. April 21-25 is Severe Weather Awareness Week. Each day has a different...
news / region
April 17, 2014 - 12:04pm
May 16, 2013
For students, a sobering reminder before prom
Rosemount High School held a mock car crash Thursday morning, providing a graphic reminder to juniors and seniors of what can happen if they drink and drive. RHS holds the event every other year before prom, which will take place Saturday in St. Paul. In it, crashed vehicles are...
high school / education
May 16, 2013 - 11:01am
November 14, 2012
Bad smell, but no danger at Rosemount natural gas facility
A chemical odor but not a safety risk resulted Wednesday morning from an incident at a private gas-handling facility near Highway 3 and 160th Street West in Rosemount. Rosemount fire crews responded at 7 a.m. to a report of a valve break at the facility. The valve controlled the...
November 14, 2012 - 10:20am
August 7, 2012
Council picks Burnsville's Werner as police chief
The city of Rosemount will hire a Rosemount resident who currently works in Burnsville to be its new chief of police. Assuming a background check does not turn up anything objectionable and the two sides can agree on a contract, the selection of Burnsville police captain Eric Werner...
crime and courts / news
August 7, 2012 - 11:39am
January 5, 2012
Early-morning barn fire ruled arson
An early morning fire on the University of Minnesota's UMore Park property has been ruled an arson by the Dakota County Sheriff's department. Called...
January 5, 2012 - 10:27am